AIDSFree Prevention Update, January 2015

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 5:58 am

Welcome to the AIDSFree Prevention Update, a new initiative of the Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project. The AIDSFree Prevention Update is your monthly snapshot of current peer-reviewed literature and state-of-the-art program resources, tools, and curricula ...

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Women’s Health and the MDGs

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 5:02 am

These briefing cards outline why decision-makers should prioritise saving mothers’ and newborns’ lives and key investments they should make in order to achieve that goal. Designed for use by policymakers, civil society groups, and advocates, the cards explain why the ...

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Social networks and female reproductive choices in the developing world: a systematized review

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 3:12 am

Continuing high global maternal mortality and morbidity rates in developing countries have resulted in an increasing push to improve reproductive health services for women. Seeking innovative ways for assessing how positive health knowledge and behaviors spread to this vulnerable population has ...

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Neonatal cause-of-death estimates for the early and late neonatal periods for 194 countries: 2000–2013

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 3:07 am

Objective To estimate cause-of-death distributions in the early (0–6 days of age) and late (7–27 days of age) neonatal periods, for 194 countries between 2000 and 2013. Methods For 65 countries with high-quality vital registration, we used each country’s observed ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting Report: Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Posted on January 8, 2015 at 4:02 am

Young people have the right to access evidence based, comprehensive SRHR information, education and services. Comprehensive Sexuality Education programs in schools and communities have been found to improve young people’s sexual health and wellbeing: reducing negative health consequences, such as unintended ...

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Official Report of the EuroNGOs 2014 Conference

Posted on December 18, 2014 at 5:07 am

This report is a summary of the discussions held at the 2014 EuroNGOs Conference based on audio recording and -where available- written interventions. The 2014 conference was developed around the metaphor of a puzzle entitled ‘sexual and reproductive health and ...

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HIV has become more virulent over time, not less, European study finds

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 5:15 am

The largest cohort study ever to look at CD4 count and viral loads in HIV-positive people around the time of diagnosis has found evidence that HIV, at least in Europe, has become more virulent over time. The average time taken ...

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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 11:05 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health needs Ongoing safety needs Ongoing support and mental health needs. ...

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How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 9:34 am

In a piece for the Trust Women website, ICRW’s Ann Warner, Senior Youth and Gender Specialist, writes about a new ICRW report exhibiting how empowering girls can help end child marriage, highlighting case studies from four countries. Read report>

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